ALBANY, GA – Albany State University (ASU) Board of Regents named Marion Fedrick as president of the university on August 14, 2018.
According to an press release by the university, Fedrick has been serving as the Interim president of ASU since Jan. 12, 2018. Prior to that appointment, Fedrick served as ASU’s Interim executive vice president beginning Oct. 16, 2017.
“In my visits to Albany, I am encouraged by what I see, what I hear and what I experience,” Steve Wrigley, Chancellor of the University System of Georgia said. “In meetings with faculty, staff and students, it is clear Marion’s leadership has caught their attention and made them excited for the future both for themselves and their institution. Her leadership and commitment have made a difference for this institution, and I congratulate her.”
Since Fedrick assumed a leadership role at Albany State University, the institution has undertaken several initiatives, including ongoing improvements for students’ educational and campus experiences and a comprehensive effort with faculty to reimagine the university’s academics.
“I have said from the beginning that I am truly inspired by what the future holds for the students, faculty and staff at Albany State,” Fedrick said. “They are passionate and have worked hard toward making this a truly innovative institution. I thank them, as well as Chancellor Wrigley and the Board of Regents, for their belief in me and our team as we work toward that long-term success.”
Prior to Fedrick’s current role, she served as vice chancellor for human resources at the University System of Georgia, overseeing administration of all systemwide human resources initiatives, employee benefits programs and organizational and leadership development initiatives.
Fedrick received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Georgia and is a certified Senior Human Resources Professional.